The Impact of Class Labels on Life Chances in China1

@article{Treiman2019TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Class Labels on Life Chances in China1},
  author={D. Treiman and A. Walder},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={2019},
  volume={124},
  pages={1125 - 1163}
}
In 1950, China’s new Communist government created hereditary family class labels intended to promote the advancement of households supportive of the Communist movement along with the economically disadvantaged and to penalize property owners and those associated with the old regime. Researchers have long suspected that the labels rewarded connections to the Communist movement more than the economically disadvantaged, while former middle- and upper-class households continued to enjoy certain… Expand
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